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IPFW women lose in WBI

The IPFW women’s basketball team had a tough time in the second half and fell on the road 84-71 to Illinois-Chicago in the first round of the Women’s Basketball Invitational on Wednesday.

The Mastodons (15-15) led 41-35 at halftime but the Flames (23-9) won the second half, 49-30.

Amanda Hyde led the Mastodons with 25 points, making 10 of 11 from the free-throw line but only 7 of 19 from the field and 1 of 6 on 3-pointers.

Arianna Simmons had 18 points and 11 rebounds.

Haley Seibert, who was 1 of 12 on 3-pointers, added nine points.

IPFW was making its first postseason tournament appearance in three years. The Mastodons lost to Cleveland State 73-62 in the first round of the 2011 WBI, dropping the program’s all-time postseason record to 5-13.

Illinois-Chicago had four players in double figures, led by Ruvanna Campbell’s 23 points.

The Mastodons made 23 of 70 (33 percent), including 9 of 40 (23 percent) from 3-point range, while the Flames were 28 of 60 (47 percent) and 5 of 10 on 3s.

Illinois-Chicago outscored IPFW at the line, making 23 of 32 to IPFW’s 16 of 18. The Mastodons were outrebounded by the Flames, 49-37.

Illinois-Chicago has won 14 more games than a year ago and added to its school-record win total.

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